Skip to main content

Politics on the Web

Movies Preview

movies
Politics on the Web




The early internet became an instant hit with political organizations and movements that had previously felt shut out of the mainstream press. This program looks at several examples of how the web was being used for political advocacy. Maureen Mason shows us the Institute for Global Communications web site which includes links to PeaceNet, EcoNet, ConflictNet, LaborNet, and WomensNet. Eric Hughes, founder of Cypherpunks, a group working to preserve privacy on the net through encryption, explains the Cypherpunks Manifesto. Jory Bell demonstrates the Anarchists Press web site, akpress.org. Shot on location at the CyberSmith internet cafe in Palo Alto, California. Hosts are Jane Wither, Andrew deVries, and Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 1996.


comment
Reviews

There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review.
SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata)
Net Cafe
movies
eye 2,083
favorite 1
comment 0
Net Cafe
movies
eye 2,095
favorite 1
comment 0
Net Cafe
movies
eye 8,343
favorite 1
comment 0
Net Cafe
movies
eye 2,552
favorite 1
comment 0
Net Cafe
movies
eye 1,836
favorite 2
comment 0
Net Cafe
movies
eye 1,280
favorite 2
comment 0
Net Cafe
movies
eye 1,649
favorite 2
comment 0
Net Cafe
movies
eye 14,616
favorite 4
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Net Cafe
movies
eye 3,564
favorite 2
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Net Cafe
movies
eye 2,421
favorite 1
comment 0